Category: Weekly Assignments

DS106

Telling a Story Through Text

Chances are you’ve probably seen those creepy ads on YouTube which tells horror stories through text. Now it’s your turn to tell a story. It can be horror, comical, or serious… it is up to you! Grab a friend (or two phones and text yourself back and forth) and text each other to tell a…
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My Favorite Super Power

Everyone has a superpower that they’d love to have. Show yours in a mashup by editing at least two photos together to show how you’d yours in an everyday situation. (4 Stars) http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/superhuman-in-everyday-life/ The Work Itself: Behind the Work: This Assignment what pretty straight forward. What super power would I want? Express that super power…
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What’s the Next Mission?

The Next mission: These traitors need to be found and stopped immediately. The Directorate is a direct threat to our spy program and may be using it to gain some of our secrets by implanting some of their agents into this program. Your mission if you accept it is to find these traitors. Remain acting…
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My Favorite Transition

Use your editing software of choice to show us your favorite video transition! (2.5 Stars) http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/favorite-transition/ The Work Itself: My favorite transitions are the Zoom In and Zoom Out ones. I think the allow the editor to move through their video really smoothly and it gives the video a level of travel. As you zoom into…
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Speeding Up and Slowing Down

This is another Final Cut Pro transition that you don’t need any addtional plug ins for. Watch the Youtube video attached to get an understanding on how to create this transiotion. Once you are finished post a short video to Instagram or YouTube of you using this transition with some film you have taken! (3.5…
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Elevator Opening Transition

This is a really cool transition in Final Cut Pro that you do not need any additional plugins to use. Check out the YouTube view attrached to learn how it’s done. Once you have figured it out, try it out on some of your own video and post your final video to Instagram or YouTube.…
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Video Essay

The Work Itself: This week I had some material to read and watch. The first was Roger Ebert’s How to Read a Movie. I really enjoyed reading is the reasoning behind why subconsciously, we see things moving from left to right as positive and things moving from right to left as negative. This is something…
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Spy Interview

The Work Itself: This week my character, Ace Love, was interviewed by a set of upper-level agents. Some of these questions were basic, while others were a little personal. I captured the questions and responses in my recently posted YouTube video, which you can find below. Behind the Work: I had a list of three…
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Draw Mask Effect

In Final Cut Pro, there is an effect called “Draw Mask”. All you need to do is drag and drop this effect on your video and layer your next video correctly to get a smooth transition. Check out the link video for help! Post you final product to Instagram. 4 Stars http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/draw-mask-effect/ The Work Itself:…
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Screen Pop Out Effect

This is an effect that can really make your clips come alive. Watch the instructional video and make a short clip yourself. After post what you have to instagram. You may have to look up another video on how to do this in iMovie. 4 Stars http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/pull-back-effect/ The Work Itself: For this assignment I learned…
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